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Published by Chelsea House Publications .
Written in English


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ContributionsHarold Bloom (Editor), Henry W. Berg (Editor), Albert A. Berg (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages300
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9512513M
ISBN 100791076954
ISBN 109780791076958

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Absalom, Absalom! is a Southern Gothic novel by the American author William Faulkner, first published in It is a story about three families of the . American writer William Faulkner was born in New Albany, Mississippi, in Much of his early work was poetry, but he became famous for his novels set Born: During the s, in an effort to make money, Faulkner crafted a sensationalist "pulp" novel entitled Sanctuary(first published in ). Its themes of evil and corruption (bearing Southern Gothic tones) resonate to this day. A sequel to the book, Requiem For a Nun, is the only play that he has published. by William Faulkner This, Faulkner's fifth book, is widely considered his best. He himself called it "a tour-de-force". As I Lay Dying flits back and forth in stream of consciousness narration with fifteen narrators and fifty nine chapters that take us through the burial of the Bundren family matriarch, Addie.

Born in and raised in Oxford, Mississippi, where he spent most of his life, William Faulkner was one of the towering figures of American literature. He is the author of the novels The Sound and the Fury, Absalom, Absalom!, and As I Lay Dying, among many other remarkable books. William Faulkner, in full William Cuthbert Faulkner, original surname Falkner, (born Septem , New Albany, Mississippi, U.S.—died July 6, , Byhalia, Mississippi), American novelist and short-story writer who was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature.   Tackling Faulkner Most Faulkner readers, even those of us who have made a career of studying, teaching and writing about Faulkner, can still recall our initial experiences of anxiety, bafflement and downright frustration upon first reading a Faulkner text. Believe me, when it comes to finding Faulkner difficult, we've all been there. About William Faulkner. William Faulkner, one of the greatest writers of the twentieth century, was born in New Albany, Mississippi, on Septem He published his first book, The Marble Faun, in , but it is as a literary chronicler of life in More about William Faulkner.